REPORTS - BOBP/REP/73
Report of the Twentieth Meeting of the Advisory Committee
Pulau Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia; March 26-29, 1996
Executing Agency: FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
Funding Agency: UNITED NATIONS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME
BAY OF BENGAL PROGRAMME Madras, India 1996
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This document records the recommendations of the 20th Meeting of the Advisory Committee of the Bay of Bengal Programme for Coastal Fisheries Management (BOBP), held 26-29 March 1996, in Pulau Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia.
The document contains the annual reports (or status reports) of the projects in the Programme. These reports briefly recapitulate the objectives and status of the activities, describe the work and achievements during 1995 and evaluate the progress that was made. Work plans for 1996, where applicable, have been indicated. The report was prepared at the end of 1995 and presented to the 20th Meeting of the Advisory Committee.
The Advisory Committee is composed of member countries, agencies funding BOBP projects, and the FAO. The Committee meets once a year in member-countries on a rotational basis.
The Bay of Bengal Programme (BOBP) is a multiagency regional fisheries programme which covers seven countries around the Bay of Bengal - Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Maldives, Sri Lanka and Thailand. The Programme plays a catalytic and consultative role in developing coastal fisheries management in the Bay of Bengal to help improve the conditions of small-scale fisherfolk communities in member countries. The BOBP is sponsored by the Governments of Denmark, Japan, United Kingdom and the International Maritime Organization of the UN. The executing agency is the FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations).
REPORT OF THE 20TH MEETING
Appendix A: LIST OF PARTICIPANTS
Appendix B: AGENDA
Appendix C: LIST OF DOCUMENTS
Appendix D: STATE OF THE PROGRAMME 1995
Appendix E: COASTAL FISHERIES MANAGEMENT IN THE BAY OF BENGAL - Annual Report 1995 and Work plan 1996
Appendix F: POST-HARVEST FISHERIES PROJECT (ODA) - Annual Report 1995
Appendix G: CLEANER FISHERY HARBOURS (IMO) - Annual Report 1995